SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A woman suspected of driving a stolen truck was injured Friday morning in what police are calling an officer-involved shooting in the Barrio Logan area.
Shortly after 7 a.m., officers responded to a report of a truck stolen from an area near the Convention Center. When officers spotted the truck and tried to pull it over, the driver sped away.
While specific details on what led to officers to open fire remain unclear, police confirmed to 10News that the truck crashed on Sampson Street, just off Main Street.
Police told 10News a woman was injured in the incident and taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries. It is unknown if the woman’s injuries are due to the crash or if she was shot.
10News learned SDPD homicide detectives are investigating the shooting.
The police activity prompted MTS officials to stop trolley service in the immediate area.
#MTSAlert Due to police activity, we have a bus bridge on the UC San Diego Blue Line, operating between 12th & Imperial and 8th Street.
— San Diego MTS (@sdmts) January 12, 2018